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Definition 1: not worthy of reliance or trust - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where undependable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in the early 1950s computers were large and expensive and unreliable
  • an undependable assistant

Synonyms for undependable in the sense of this definition

(undependable is similar to ...) likely to perform unpredictably

"erratic winds are the bane of a sailor" "a temperamental motor; sometimes it would start and sometimes it wouldn't" "that beautiful but temperamental instrument the flute"

(undependable is similar to ...) not consistent or dependable

"an uncertain recollection of events" "a gun with a rather uncertain trigger"

(undependable is similar to ...) of e.g. advice

(means also ...) not worthy of trust or belief

"an untrustworthy person"

Definition 2: liable to be erroneous or misleading - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where undependable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an undependable generalization

Synonyms for undependable in the sense of this definition

(undependable is similar to ...) likely to fail or make errors

"everyone is fallible to some degree"

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